After last night’s Trial Matches at Newark, the NLD U18’s Squad has taken a step nearer to determining its final shape.
Three matches of 25 minutes were refereed by Nick Scott of England Rugby and the players were observed by the NLD Coaching Team prior to lengthy deliberations following the game.
Subsequent to those discussions, the following players will now go forward to the next stage of selection, joining the existing 11 players who remain in the mix from this season’s campaign:
The programme will now involve a number of matches against other Constituent Body representative teams.
The first of these will be against East Midlands U17’s on:
WEDNESDAY 04 MARCH
At NEWARK RFC
This match will be preceded by a Training Session at Newark RFC on:
MONDAY 02 March
(Parents are asked to attend this session where possible as the Coaching Team will outline the programme going forward as well as explaining what is expected of the players at this level of rugby.)
Following this match, there will be a further Training Session on:
Monday 09 March
At Newark RFC
From 19:00 – 21:00
The second match will take place against Leicestershire U17’s on:
WEDNESDAY 11 March
At (Venue tbc)
The final match will be against Cheshire U17’s on:
SUNDAY 29 MARCH
At CHESTERFIELD RFC
ALL PLAYERS ON THE LIST are requested to confirm their availability for the above dates by SUNDAY 01 MARCH 2015.
Players will NOT NECESSARILY be required to participate in all three games; however, it is important that the coaches are made aware of any dates when individual players may not be available so that Squads may be adjusted accordingly.
PLAYERS ARE REQUESTED TO CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE OF THEIR PLACE WITHIN THIS SQUAD & THEIR AVAILABILITY ON THE DATES GIVEN TO:
Lee Slack – Manager